Except as otherwise provided by statute, actions shall be brought in the county where the cause of action, or some part thereof, arose:
(1) For the recovery of a fine, penalty, or forfeiture, imposed by a statute; but if the offense for which the claim is made be committed on a watercourse or road which is the boundary of two (2) counties, the action may be brought in either of them;

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 452.405

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.

(2) Against a public officer for an act done by him in virtue or under color of his office, or for a neglect of official duty;
(3) Upon the official bond of a public officer.
Effective: January 11, 1996
History: Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 1, sec. 104, effective January 11, 1996; and ch. 2, sec. 42, effective January 11, 1996. — Transferred 1952 Ky. Acts ch. 84, sec. 1, effective July 1, 1953, from C.C. sec. 63.
Legislative Research Commission Note (7/15/96). This section was amended by 1996
Ky. Acts chs. 1 and 2 which do not appear to be in conflict and have been codified together.